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Call for expressions of interest - R&D Reference Groups

Are you interested in helping to guide the research and development your levies fund?

Hort Innovation and the AMS are looking for macadamia industry participants to be part of reference groups that will work with the Strategic Investment Advisory Panel, Hort Innovation and the AMS to:

  • identify industry needs
  • assist with the development and evaluation of request for proposals, and 
  • work with research providers to help get the best outcomes from their work.

Currently, we are looking for growers and others with an interest in one or more of the following:

  • extension
  • communication
  • benchmarking 
  • industry data (industry development).

In early 2020, we will be calling for people with an interest in production topics including:

  • irrigation
  • canopy management
  • nutrition
  • pest and disease management.

You will need to be prepared to:

  • come to at least two meetings a year either in person or via teleconference
  • read and comment on proposals and other reports, and 
  • talk to researchers and growers to provide advice and seek input.   

This is a voluntary role.

Register your expression of interest now.

If you think you can help make our R&D investments as effective as possible, please email our industry development manager Leoni Kojetin on leoni.kojetin@macadamias.org with the following details:

  • your name and contact details
  • which area of research and/or industry development you would like to contribute to, and 
  • a brief description of your role in the industry.

Expressions of interest must be received by close of business Friday 4 October 2019.


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